Night Shift

Mass Market Paperback, 505 pages

English language

Published July 16, 2011 by Anchor Books.

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4 stars (30 reviews)

Presents a collection of twenty stories of horror and nightmarish fantasy that transform everyday situations into experiences of compelling terror in the worlds of the living, the dying, and the nonliving.

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1) "'Come, Mrs. Cloris,' I prompted her. 'You've come this far. Now can you finish what you've begun?'
The strangest expression of terror, pique, and---I would swear to it---religious awe passed over her face. 'Some die not,' she whispered. 'Some live in the twilight shadows Between to serve--Him!'"

2) "So here we were, with the whole human race wiped out, not by atomic weapons or bio-warfare or pollution or anything grand like that. Just the flu. I'd like to put down a huge plaque somewhere, in the Bonneville Salt Flats maybe. Bronze Square. Three miles on a side. And in big raised letters it would say, for the benefit of any landing aliens: JUST THE FLU."

3) "Harold stood helplessly aside and the lawnmower man tromped ahead of him down the hall, through the living room and kitchen, and onto the back porch. Now Harold had placed the man โ€ฆ


  • Good and evil
  • American Horror tales
  • Fiction